Women leaders - Deacons
SERMON TOPIC: Women leaders - Deacons
Speaker: Gavin Paynter
Date: 26 May 2019
Topic Groups: WOMEN, DEACONS, LEADERSHIP
Sermon synopsis: Do women have a role to play as deacons? Are there any female deacons mentioned in Scripture?
Rom 16:1 (KJV) I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant [diakonos] of the church which is at Cenchrea…
In many English translations (KJV, ESV, NASB), Phoebe is called the “servant” of the church at Cenchrea in Greece, but the Greek word 'diakonos” is exactly the same translated as “deacon” elsewhere (when the context is about men).